On Saturday, Feb. 26, at 3:00 p.m., the Friends of the Lyme Public Library and Lyme Land Trust are offering “Storytime with Lavender,” a special event where Pamela A. Lefferts and Lavender the opossum will read from Lavender’s new book. For more details, contact the library at 860-434-2272 or visit www.lymepl.org.
On Monday, Feb. 27, at 1:00 p.m., at the Lymes’ Senior Center, the center will offer a free training session in the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), which will be led by two local emergency medical technicians (EMTs), Colleen Atkinson and Doug LoPresti. The training session will explain how to recognize when someone is experiencing cardiac arrest and how to use this type of defibrillator. The EMTs will also demonstrate how to use hands-only CPR integrated with the use of an AED while waiting for an ambulance to arrive. The program is free and open to the public. To register for the free event, please call the senior center at 860-434-4127.